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Suffolk University/USA Today poll: Growing dissatisfaction with Republicans

Voters are souring on the Republican Party, and they place more trust in the Democratic Party when it comes to healthcare.

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Analysis: How much is #takeaknee impacting the NFL business model?

The headlines tell you those who don’t like the #takeaknee movement have the supporters beat by a 12-percent margin in a recent poll commissioned by ESPN.

How to make money betting on the NFL

It may not be the easiest way to make a profit, but there are still key ways in which you can steal that winning edge when looking at the NFL.

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Poll: America rooting for Atlanta in Super Bowl

Fifty-three percent of Americans will be rooting for the Atlanta Falcons to win the Super Bowl, according to a poll released on Monday.

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NFL pulls monster ratings on Sunday: So much for the sky falling

So much for the narrative that we don’t like watching the NFL anymore. TV overnight ratings for Sunday’s two NFL playoff games were huge.

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Green Bay wins classic at Dallas, 34-31, to advance to NFC title game

Green Bay kicker Mason Crosby was good from 51 yards as time expired to send the Pack to the NFC title game, 34-31 over Dallas.

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Podcast: Chris Graham addresses NFL ratings issues

AFP editor Chris Graham gives his thoughts on why TV ratings are down for NFL games this season.

My guilty pleasures: NFL football and World War II

NFL football and World War II share certain characteristics that make them, for me, guilty pleasures.

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NFL is favorite sports league: But are demographic trends good?

The NFL tops the list of favorite American sports, but new poll numbers could signal trouble for the future of pro football.


Three Liberty football players ink NFL free agent contracts

Liberty standouts John Lunsford, Darrin Peterson and Josh Woodrum each signed free agent contracts with NFL franchises.

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Final tally: ACC has 26 selected in 2016 NFL Draft

The Atlantic Coast Conference had 26 players chosen in the 2016 NFL Draft, which concluded three days of activity Saturday in Chicago, Illinois.

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ACC has 14 selected in first three rounds of 2016 NFL Draft

The Atlantic Coast Conference had 14 players chosen in the first three rounds and two days of the 2016 NFL Draft, including 10 draftees on Friday night.

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2016 NFL Draft: ACC has four selected in first round

The Atlantic Coast Conference had four first round selections on the first day of the NFL’s 2016 Draft.


Liberty football: Lunsford, Woodrum invited to NFL Combine

Liberty kicker John Lunsford and QB Josh Woodrum are among the top players in the country who have been invited to participate in the 2016 NFL Combine.

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William and Mary football’s DeAndre Houston-Carson invited to NFL Scouting Combine

William and Mary standout free safety DeAndre Houston-Carson will showcase his talents in front of coaches, scouts and front office personnel from all 32 NFL teams.

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Bucky Hodges returning to Virginia Tech for junior season

Virginia Tech tight end Bucky Hodges announced on Twitter Wednesday that he will remain at Virginia Tech after considering entering the 2016 NFL Draft.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks presidential race, NFL playoff previews, more

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news, politics and sports.

What will it take to keep Kirk Cousins with the Redskins?

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins picked a good time to have a career year. With his rookie contract expiring, Cousins can now command almost whatever he wants.

Redskins advancing effort to build new stadium: But where?

The Washington Redskins lease on FedEx Field expires in 2027. No time like the present to go ahead and beat the rush to getting a new stadium in line.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks college football, hoops, NFL playoffs

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va.